In the summer of 1787, fifty-five men got together in Philadelphia to write a new Constitution for the United States, replacing the new nation’s original blueprint, the Articles of Confederation. But why, exactly? What problems…
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2x Peabody-nominated podcast from @KenanEthics. Season 6: "Echoes of a Coup," on the massacre and coup d'etat in Wilmington, North Carolina, in November 1898.
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More on Galloway in Ep 1 of our latest series on the Wilmington massacre and coup.
Abraham Galloway (b. 1837) liberated himself via the Underground Railroad & risked his life for the freedom of others as a Union spy & recruiter. An abolitionist & equal rights advocate, his work took him from Haiti to the White House. https://www.ncpedia.org/biography/galloway-abraham